Gambia
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Gambia

The best time to visit in Gambia is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Gambia is 32°C in November and the lowest is 29°C in February. The water temperature is between 20°C and 30°C.

Gambia has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Gambia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Gambia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 30 29 30 29 29 29 30 29 30 31 32 31
Water temperature (°C) 23 20 22 23 25 26 28 29 29 30 28 26
Precipitation (mm) 0 0 2 1 6 15 53 133 107 26 2 0

Climate data from city: Banjul




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14 day weather forecast Gambia

The weather for Gambia will be 33° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

The weather forecast for Gambia is based on the weather conditions in the city of Banjul.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
18 january
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32°C
22°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
ZW
24°C
1
Wednesday
19 january
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33°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ZO
24°C
2
Thursday
20 january
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32°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ZZW
24°C
1
Friday
21 january
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29°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WNW
24°C
1
Saturday
22 january
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32°C
22°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ZZW
24°C
1
Sunday
23 january
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33°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZZW
24°C
2
Monday
24 january
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33°C
24°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
O
24°C
2
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
25 january
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32°C
22°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
NO
24°C
2
Wednesday
26 january
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30°C
25°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
ONO
24°C
2
Thursday
27 january
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29°C
22°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
NNO
24°C
2
Friday
28 january
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30°C
24°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
OZO
24°C
2
Saturday
29 january
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31°C
24°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
Z
24°C
2
Sunday
30 january
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32°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
NNO
24°C
2
Monday
31 january
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31°C
25°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
NNO
24°C
2

Climate Gambia

Gambia has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Gambia is 30° degrees and there is about 345 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 282 days a year with an average humidity of 62% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Gambia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 30 29 30 29 29 29 30 29 30 31 32 31
Night temp. (°C) 22 21 22 22 23 25 26 26 26 27 26 24
Water temp. (°C) 23 20 22 23 25 26 28 29 29 30 28 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 0 0 2 1 6 15 53 133 107 26 2 0
Days with rain - - 1 2 3 7 13 20 17 8 2 -
Dry days 31 28 30 28 28 23 18 11 13 23 28 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 10 10 8 8 8 10 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Climate data from city: Banjul

Gambia weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Gambia? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Gambia?

Gambia lies in a straight line about 2,763 miles from United Kingdom (London → Banjul).

How long is the flight to Gambia?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Gambia is approximately 6 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Gambia?

These are the largest airports in Gambia:

How many inhabitants are there in Gambia?

Gambia has approximately 2,101,000 inhabitants.

How big is Gambia?

The area of Gambia is around 7,022 mi². It is 35x smaller than United Kingdom.

What is the capital of Gambia?

The capital of Gambia is Banjul.

What is the currency of Gambia?

In Gambia the Gambian dalasi (GMD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 18 January 2022

  • 1 British pound = 68.59 Gambian dalasi
  • 1 Gambian dalasi = 0.015 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 6,859.50 Gambian dalasi
  • 100 Gambian dalasi = 1.46 British pound

What is the area code of Gambia?

The area code to call Gambia is +220.